Opera in the Garden – Program

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Expected selections: Pieces performed as solos or duets by the two local performers will be announced from the stage. Florentine Opera shares the following as their part of the program.

  • Je veux vivre, Roméo et Juliette, Gounod
  • Da quell suon soavemente, La Bohème, Leoncavallo
  • Una furtiva lagrima, L’elisir d’amore (The Elixer of Love), Donizetti
  • Largo al factotum, Il barbieri di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Rossini

— Intermission —

  • Come Fly with Me (1957), James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn, arr: Mac Huff
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (1940, words 1942), Duke Ellington & Bob Russell, arr: Mark Hayes
  • Moonglow (1933), words & music: Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange & Irving Mills, arr: Darmon Meader
  • The Girl I Love (1924), music: George Gershwin, lyrics: Ira Gershwin
  • Love Walked In (1930), music: George Gershwin, lyrics: Ira Gershwin, arr: Ed Lojeski
  • Blue Moon (1934), music: Richard Rodgers, lyrics: Lorenz Hart
  • I’ve Got the World on A String (1932), 21st Cotton Club series, Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler
  • It’s only A Paper Moon (1933), The Great Magoo, music: Harold Arlen; lryics: Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg
  • That Old Black Magic (1942), Star Spangled Rhythm, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Johnny Mercer
  • Over the Rainbow(1939). The Wizard of Oz, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler
  • Get Happy (1929), The Nine-Fifteen Revue, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler, arr: Philip Kern
  • Till We Meet Again (1918), music: Richard A. Whiting; words: Raymond B. Egan, arr: Stewart